Diary of Thomas Burton Esq: Volume 4, March - April 1659. Originally published by H Colburn, London, 1828.
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Abergavenny, Lord, his petition to Parliament relative to the reversion of his lands, motion on, ii. 270, 271.
Acklam, Mr. bill for the sale of his lands, i. 159. 265.
Acts and Ordinances, debates upon confirming of, 1657, ii. 38–82. 85–94. 96, 97.
Admiralty, Court of, Ordinance explanatory of the jurisdiction of, discussed, ii. 57.
Adultery, punishment awarded to the crime of, in 1650, i. 145 n.
Ady, Thomas, notice of his book on the subject of Witchcraft, i. 26 n.
African Chiefs, curious exhibition noticed at the residences of the, ii. 475 n.
Akehurst, Mr. articles against, Committee appointed to examine, i. cxxx,
Aldersgate, London, notice of the meeting-place of the Quakers at, iii. 607 n.
Alexander VII. Pope, the Jansenists persecuted by, ii. 358 n. Entertained the idea of abjuring Popery, 359 n.
Aliens, goods of, motion relative to writ of delivery of, debate on, ii. 168, 169. Debate on the proviso for paying strangers' customs, 193–195. 256.
Alured, Colonel, allusion to, iii. 46, n.
Amboyna, massacre at, noticed, iii. 391. 393 n.
America, South, formerly included among the West Indies, ii. 355 n.
Anabaptists, allusion to, i. xxxvii.
Anne, Queen, satirical remarks on the piety of, iv. 269 n.
Annesley, Mr. (afterwards Earl of Anglesea) remark on, iv. 265 n. 1658–9. his courtesies to Mr. Scot, and his assisting shortly afterwards at his condemnation, 380 n. His versatility, 409 n. Double meaning of his speeches in Cromwell's Parliament, 436 n. 457 n. 465 n. 475 n.
Apprentices, City, tumult and outrages of the, iii. 108 n. 209. See London.
Ardes, Lord, his sequestrated estate in Ireland proposed to be given away by Parliament, debate on, i. 2–5. 222.
Argyle, Marquis of, order to, enabling him to receive a portion of the Excise of Scotland, iv. 447, 448 n.
Aristotle, his distinction between the designations King and Tyrant, i. 399. and n.
Armstrong, Sir Thomas, imprisoned by order of Cromwell, iv. 151 n.
Army, The, allusions to, i. Ivi. iii. 56. 62, 63. 187. 906. 209. Debate in Parliament on the settling of, i. xlii, xliii. Meeting of the Officers of, Ix. Power over, vested in the Protector, Ixxviii. Debate on the disposal of, on the death of the Protector, Ixxx–Ixxxiv. Expenses of the, to be defrayed by assessment, Ixxvi. Ixxvii. Ixxxiv. Report of the Committee respecting the reduction of, xci. Answer of the Protector, xci–xciii. Army of the Commonwealth described, ii. 502 n. Charge of, in 1654, i. Ixxxvii, n. lxxxix. cxxi n. Petition of the Officers of, to Parliament, against Cromwell's assumption of the title of King, ii. 116, 117 and n. Allusions to, iii. 75 n. Motion for an enquiry into the establishment of, 307. Debate upon the accounts of the Commissioners of the Army and Navy, 305. 307–316. Petition of pensioners belonging to, presented to Parliament, iv. 361, 362 n. Statement of the arrears due to, 307 n. Debate relative to the payments of, 139, 140. Address of the officers of, presented to the Protector, Richard Cromwell, 361 n. Address of the inferior officers to the General Council, 388, 389 n. Remarks on the names of those subscribing it, 388 n. Petition from the disbanded forces for arrears due to them, 413 and n. Solemn meeting of, 423 n. Debate in Parliament relative to the remonstrance of, 449–462. Debate on settling the militia, 472–476. Resumed 477–480. Violence used by, to compel Richard Cromwell to dissolve the Parliament 1659, 482 n., 483 n. See Benson.
Array, Commissions of, declared illegal, i. 273 n.
-, "Ars Notoria," (condemned by Parliament,) notice of that work, i. 305. 306 n.
Arthur, Captain John, his petition to Parliament considered, i. 204. Bill for settling lands in Ireland on, read, ii. 123. Committed, 124. Passed, 159.
Arundel, Earl of, his case brought before Parliament, iv. 369. Referred to a Committee, ib.
Ashdowne, Forest of, discussion relative to the sale of, ii. 78 and n. 79 n.
Ashe, Mr. James, remarks of, reflecting on some members of Parliament, i. 369. Explains himself, 371.
-, — Mr. John, petition of, noticed, i. 267.
-, — Mr. allusion to, iii. 241. 256.
Ashfield, Colonel, anecdote of, iv. 222 n.
Ashton, Colonel, allusion to, ii. 473.
Assessments: Bill for the Assessment of England, i. 377. Debate on, i. Ixxvi. Ixxvii. Ixxxiv–lxxxviii. ci. cii. ii. 171–174. Bill for the Assessment on Ireland, debate on, 162,163. Read second time, 166. Referred to a Committee, 167. Amendments to, 200, 201. Petition respecting, debate on, 221–226. Bill for the Assessment on Scotland read second time and committed, 163. Reported, 196. Debate upon the proportions of England, Scotland and Ireland, 207–214. Debate upon the proportions on the Counties of England, 214–219. 226–228. 229– 237. 254. Amendments, 255. Petition against the Irish Assessment, 224–226. Debate upon, 245–247. Bill of three months Assessment on Scotland, passed, 269. Bill for Assessment on England, Scotland, and Ireland, passed, ib. and n.
Assiento Treaty, alluded to, iv. 269 n.
Assizes, delay of the, complaint respecting, iii. 326, 327.
Atkinson, Captain, i. 168.
Auckland, Durham, Palace, &c. purchased by Sir A. Haselrigge, ii. 423 n.
Audley, Major, allusion to, iii. 15, 16 n. Examination of, by the Parliament for breach of privilege, 37–45. Petitions the House, 85. Is released from imprisonment, 86.
Aulnegers, proceedings of the Committee relative to, i. 345.
Austin, St., allusion to. iii. 221.
Austria, House of, power of, in 1657–8, ii. 355 n.
Aylmer, Bishop, his justification of himself from the attacks of the Puritans as to his mode of keeping the Sabbath, ii. 267 n.
Bacon, Lord, allusion to, ii. 322 n.
-, — Mr. Francis, iv. 173 n.
-, — Mr. Nathaniel, ii. 254.
Bampfield, Mr. ii. 405. Chosen Speaker pro temp. 1658–9, iv. 149. Chosen Speaker, 433.
Bampfylde, Colonel, letter of, to Secretary Thurlpe, iv. 467 n.
Bangor-house, London, proviso relative to, in Bill for preventing New Buildings, ii. 259 n.
Barker, Rev. Mr., thanks of Parliament presented to, i. 341.
Barking, Essex, petition of inhabitants of, i. xi. Opinion of the Committee respecting, ib.
Barkstead, Sir John, iii. 79 n. Notice of, i. 331. Proviso in Bill concerning New. Buildings in London relative to his property in Shoelane, ii. 259. Presents to the Parliamnt the Protectors warrant for the imprisonment of various persons, iii. 448. Letter of, 449 n. His letter to Secretary Thurloe on the same affair, iv. 258 n.
Barlow, Mrs. Lucy, imprisonment of noticed, i. cxlvi. n. Pension granted to, by King Charles II., ib Her person described, ib.
Baron, Mr., Tetters from, to Sir Edward Hyde, on the business of Wildman, iv. 393 n. On the fluctuations and changes in the people, and the state of parties—the remonstrance of the Army—the imprudence of some of the King's party—probable rupture between Cromwell and his Parliament—character of the exiled monarch freely discussed, iv. 423–425 n.
Barrow, Dr., remarkably long sermon by, ii. 372 n.
Barwick, Mr. John, notice of, iii. 96 n. 289 n. Proceedings of Parliament detailed by, iii. 453 His letter to Sir Edward Hyde on the mutual distrust, &c. between parties in the Parliament. 1658–9, iv. 389 n.
Basing, John (Basingstochius), remarks on his erudition, i. 401 n.
Bastwick, Dr., petition presented to Parliament for his widow and children, i. 372. Report of Committee on, 416, 417 n; ii. 105. Bill passed, 159, 204. Persecutions endured by, i. 372. 374 n. His speech to the Lord Keeper, 373 n. Notice of a publication by, iii. 505 n.
Bates, Dr., his account of Cromwell's hesitation about accepting the title of King, i. 420 n. His relation of the reasons of Cromwell for dissolving the Parliament, 1657–8, ii. 463 n. His "Elenchus" alluded to, iv. 272 n. His description of an ingenious contrivance of Dr. Petty, 471, 472 n. Supposed to have poisoned Cromwell, 477 n. Made chief physician to Charles II., ib. Supposed to have poisoned Lord Warisioun, ib. n.
Baxter, Mr., account of an erasure made by, in his "Saint's Rest," ii. 501 n.
Beare, O'Sullivan, allusion to, i. cxxxviii.
Beaumont, Lord, i. 277.
Beavor, Mr., breach of privilege of Parliament committed by him in arresting a member, ii. 146, 147. Summoned to attend the House, and pardoned, 164.
Beckley, Anne and Francis Burghill, their petition for pardon, ii. 20. Bill ordered to be brought in, ib.
Bedford, Earl of, debate on his petition to Parliament relative to a fine for his new buildings, ii. 180–182 and n. The fine abated, 182 n.
Beer-brewers, petition of, read, iii. 595.
Bellasis, Lord, allusion to, i. cxxxviii.
Bench, Upper (the King's Bench), charge against the marshal of, i. 5 n.
Bennet, Colonel, quits the House, contrary to order, iv. 449 n. His excuse, ib.
Benson, Colonel, letter of the Protector to Parliament, relative to the arrears due to the regiment of, ii. 170.
Berkeley, Judge, severity of Parliament to, for his conduct in the affair
of Ship-money, ii. 218 n.
-, — Bishop, his prophetic idea of the future greatness of America, ii. 324 n.
-, — Sir John, allusion to, i. cxxxviii.
Berkshire, election for, iii. 52.
Best, Paul, injustice of Parliament to, i. 65 n.
Bethel, Mr. Slingsby, the Protector's speech alluded to by, iii. 11 n. His observation on the condition of England, 63, 64 n. Remarks by, on the treatment of Colonel Lilburn, 508 n. His account of the debate for limiting the power of the House of Lords, iv. 89 n. His remarks on the Scotch and Irish question, 220. 301 n.
Betteley, Colonel, allusion to, ii. 473.
Bever, Mr., letter of, to Lord Chancellor Hyde, on the petition to Parliament of the English slaves in Barbadpes, iv. 408, 409 n.
Bible, errors in the edition printed by Hill, i. 348. The received translation faulty, ib. Proceedings of the Committee of Parliament appointed to examine the translations of, 351 n. Report of the Committee, ii. 221, 222 n. Dr. Walton's Polyglott Bible alluded to, i. 352 n.
Biddle, John, alluded to, i. 161, 162, iii. 183 n. Publications of burnt, i. cxv. Apprehended, cxvi. Examined, cxvii. Imprisoned, cxviii. Re-examined, ib. His publications examined by a Committee, ib. Declared to be blasphemous, cxxix; cxxx. Bill ordered for the punishment of, ib. His publications ordered to be burnt, ib. Company of Stationers ordered to search for and deliver his works to the Sheriff, ib. Behaviour of Biddle during his trial and imprisonment, ib. Account of his sufferings, and character of, i. 57 n. Committee appointed respecting, iii. 118.
Bingham, Colonel, allusion to, ii. 120.
Birkhead, Mr. (Serjeant-at-Arms.) Parliament recommend the Protector to pay the debts owing to, ii. 20.
Biron, Marshal, account of his entertainment by Queen Elizabeth, ii. 475 n.
Bish, Mr., M.P., assault of, by Major Audley, proceedings relative to, iii. 15 n. 37–45.
Bishops, Protestation of the, in 1641, account of the proceedings in consequence of, ii. 328 n. Their conduct characterized, ib.
Blackstone, Judge, his opinion on Annual Parliaments refuted, i. 403, 404 n.
Black well, Captain, debate on Bill for granting lands in Ireland to, i. 244, 245. 282, ii. 102.
Blake, Admiral, Parliament make a present to, for his services against the Dutch, i. vii. Receives the thanks of Parliament, xii. Expedition of to the Mediterranean noticed, i. cxxxvii. Communication of the Parliament to the Protector to issue a warrant for the pay of, ii. 256. Account of the victory obtained by him at Santa Cruz, ii. 142 and n. Thanksgiving day appointed for the victory, 143. Present made by Parliament to, 144, 145. His disinterestedness, 144 n. His death, 145 n. Honourable funeral, ib. Conduct of Charles II. in suffering the exhumation of his corpse characterized, ib.
Blasphemy, Milton's opinion of the Act against, i: 392 n. Penalties inflicted by that Act, ib. Noticed, iii. 412, 413 n.
Blont, Mr., &c. Petition of, against Mr. Levingston, for reversal of a fine, debate on, ii. 103, 104, 105.
Bodurda, Mr., remark on a speech of, ii. 433 n.
Bohemia, Queen of, punishment inflicted on Edward Floyd, for libelling, i. 250, 251 n. 278.
Bohemia, account of the Rebellion in, on the execution of the edict of the Council of Trent, ii. 358 n.
Bond, Mr., particulars of the murder of, i. 321.
Bordeaux, Count de, Ambassador from France to Oliver Cromwell, i. cxxxviii. Signed a treaty to exclude Charles Stuart from France, ib. n. Speech of, to Richard Cromwell, at his audience, iii. viii.
Borders, The, Bill for suppressing thefts upon, i. 12. 175. 227, 345, ii. 142. Motion respecting, 282.and n.
Borel, —, Dutch Ambassador to England, anecdote of, iii. 484 n.
Boteler, Major-General, report of his arbitrary proceedings brought before Parliament, iv. 403. Debate upon, 403–412. His violent conduct to Sir Thomas Hatton, 403. Another complaint laid before Parliament against, 429.
Boulogne Mouth, London, notice of, iii. 507 n.
Bowles, Rev. Edward, letter of to Secretary Thurloe, on the state of parties, 1658–9. Active in promoting the Restoration, iii. 291 n. Account of his intrigues with Monck, ib. 292 n.
Boyle, Honourable Robert, account of the funeral of the Earl of Essex by, ii. 450 n.
Bradshaw, President, Cromwell rebuked by, i. i.
Brandenburgh, Frederick William, Elector of, the alliance of Cromwell sought by, ii. 356 n. Compelled by the Emperor Ferdinand to take part with him, ib. Character of, ib. Character of his son, ib.
Brick-kilns, considered to be wholesome, ii. 221.
Bridge, Major-general, notice of, i. 331.
Bristol, propriety of garrisoning the castle, i. xcii. Bill for maintenance
of ministers in, i. 267, 268. Passed, ii. 165.
-, —, Earl of, petitions the House of Lords for his privilege of peerage and liberty, ii. 415 n. Charles I. sends him his writ, ib. Noticed, iii. 415, 416.
Broderick, Mr., Letter of, to Charles II., desiring instructions for those in the interest of the exiled monarch, iv. 462 n.
Broghill, Lord, speech to Cromwell, to induce him to accept the title of King, ii. 505 n. Remarks upon his speech on the discovery of the conspiracy against the Protector, i. 357. Debate on the Bill for settling lands in Ireland on, in lieu of arrears, ii. 175–179. Motion respecting, 304. alluded to, iii. 276 n.
Broughton, Mr., called upon by Parliament to explain expressions used by nim there, iv. 330 n.
Brown, Sir Ambrose, allusion to, ii. 228 n.
Brown, Mr., brought before the House of Commons, ii. 404. Sentence passed on, 406.
Brown, Major-general, his speech on petitioning to have his case considered, iv. 263,264, 275. Referred to a Committee, 276. Favourable decision, ib. His character, iii. 312 n.
Brownists, The, notice of, i. 87 n.
Buck, John, proceedings on the petition of, i. 353.
Buckingham, Duke of, accused by Parliament of the murder of King
James I., ii. 382 n. Screened by King Charles I., ib. His measures to
exclude certain persons elected from sitting in Parliament, i. Ixxi.
-, —, debate on his petition to Parliament, iii. 370–376.
-, Called before the House, 435. Released from imprisonment, 436.
-, Allusion to, iv. 271.
Buildings, New, Bill relating to, debate upon the motion to recall order for naming the Committee for, ii. 159, 160,161. The Protector to name the Committee, 161. Debate continued, ib, 162. Motion relative to, 191. Debate upon the Report, 206, 207. Amendments reported, 221. 223. Read third time, 258. Many provisoes, ib. Proviso relative to Lincoln's Inn Fields, ib. n. 259. Passed, 311 n.
Bullion, amendments to bill for the importation of, reported, ii. 270 n.
Burges, Dr., his book on the sale of bishops' lands, iii. 201. Biographical notice of, 201–204 n.
Burgh, Mr. his observations on King William III. refusing Bill for frequent Parliaments, ii. 452 n.
Burke, Mr. remark on his "Reflections," iv. 80 n.
Burleigh, Lord, manœuvre of, to prevent Queen Elizabeth from reading a letter, iv. 135 n.
Burnet, Bishop, his opinion on the subject of the clergy reading their sermons, i. 359 n. Anecdote of, ib. Evelyn's opinion of, ib. Observations by, on the genius of the English nation, ii 417 n. Books recommended by to the Princess Sophia, ib. His advice to Lord W. Russel alluded to, ib. His account of King William III. refusing the bill for frequent Parliaments, ii. 452 n. Observations on the retirement of Richard Cromwell by, iv. 484 n. Allusion to, iv. 188.
Burton, Mr. Persecuted by the Star-chamber, 373 n. his imprisonment,
iii. 47 n.
-, — Thomas, charge of disaffection brought against, i. 166 n. This Diary written by, ii. 159n. Allusion to, iv. 317 n. Notice of, preface.
Busby, Dr R., his severity proverbial, iv. 243 n.
Butler's Hudibras, Bishop Burnet's opinion of, ii. 417 n.
Butter, transportation of, allowed, i. lx.
Byllyng, Edward, the Quaker, insulted by the soldiers, iv. 446 n.
Calais, members of Parliament sent by, iv. 182. Its capture by the Duke of Guise, ib n.
Calamy, Mr., biographical account of, ii. 320 n. His inconsistent reasoning on the death of King Charles I., ib. Persuaded Monck to restore Charles II., ib. His disappointment at the consequences of that event, ib. Attacks Monck from the pulpit, 321 n. His grief on the destruction of London, ib. His opinion of Cromwell's assuming the kingly power, ib. Appointed to preach before the Parliament, iii. 12.
Callender, Lord, debate upon the motion to grant a pardon to, ii. 76, 77.
Calvin, John, his opinion respecting the institution of the Sabbath, ii. 267 n. His character stained by his betraying Servetus, iii. 206 n. His hatred of Castalio, alluded to, ib.
Cambyses, anecdote of, iv. 191 n.
Capel, Lord, alluded to, vol. ii. 476. iii. 421 n. Beheaded, 422. His heroism on the scaffold, ib.
Captives, clause for the redemption of, discussion respecting, ii. 167. Referred to sub-committee, 168,
Carew, Mr., committed to prison, i. cxxxvi.
Carlisle, Earl of, debate upon a bill relative to his estate, i. 20.
-, — Bill for changing the market-day of, passed, ii. 120.
Carnarvon, debate upon the petition from, iv. 224, 225.
Carpenter, Thomas, examined by Parliament, i. cxxiv. Committed for vending religious books, ib.
Carter, Mr. Richard, Bill relative to the estate of, proceedings on, i. 2.
-, —, Colonel, motion for a grant in lieu of arrears due to, discussion on, ii. 304.
-, —, Sir John, attacked by the Cavaliers, iv. 463 n.
Carthaginians, anecdote of the, iv. 355.
Cartwright, Major, his opinion on Annual Parliaments, i. 404 n.
Caryl, Mr., notice of, i. 79. 334. 359. Thanks of Parliament voted to, 340.
Cassandra, prophecies of, alluded to, iv. 355.
Castalio, — beautiful sentiment in his preface to "Biblia Sacra," iii. 206 n.
Castle Rising, discussion before committee relative to the election for, iii. 50, 51. iv. 318. Declared illegal, 350, 351. Account of the violent proceedings of the friends of Mr. Goddard and Colonel Jermy at the election, ib. n.
Catechism, proceedings upon the Bill enjoining ministers to catechize, i. 376. Referred to a committee, ib. Discussion upon, ii. 202,203. The Protector postpones his consent to it, 205. Remark respecting, 206.
Cathedrals, all offices and titles connected with, abolished by Parliament, ii. 233 n.
Cavaliers, plots of, for restoring Charles II., i. vii. civ. cxxxvi. cxxxvii. Discussion upon a Bill for imposing a tax for maintaining the militia on, 230–243. Account of the rising of, 231 n. 308. 310. 320. 331. 340. Disturbed at their devotions on Christmas-day, account of, ii. 314n, 315 n. Offices of trust not allowed to be held by, ii. 34, 35. Debate on the question for sending them out of London, iv. 461–463. Resumed, 464, 465. Declaration for excluding them, iv. 477. Form of the declaration, ib. n.
Cecil, —, engaged in the plot to assassinate Cromwell, examined, i. 355,368. The Parliament propose to the Protector to pardon him, 390.
Certiorari's, the abuse of inquired into, i. Ixi n.
Cesse, or Casse, explanation of that term, ii. 249.
Chadwick, Peverell Court, discussion of a petition against, iv. 360.
Chancery, Court of, abolished, i. vi. Ordinance respecting, i. 1. Execution of the ordinance suspended, xcvi. Bill to regulate the, motion respecting, ii. 80.
Charmg-Cross, London, allusions to, iii. 47 n. 110 n.
Charles I., King, account of the coronation of, 219 n. 220 n. ill success of his attempt to introduce the Liturgy into the Church of Scotland, iii. 90 n. Earl of Glamorgan engaged in forwarding his favourite project of a coalition with the Irish Catholics, 372. Account of his going to the House of Commons to demand the five obnoxious members, 92 n. Remarks on that rash measure, 93 n. Requires from Rushworth a copy of his speech on that occasion, ib. Account of his visit to the City to demand the members, 94 n. His declaration to the City respecting the land granted to them at Londonderry, 95 n. All honours conferred by, made void after taking away the Great Seal, ii. 21,22 n. New lords created by him in order to save Strafford, 22. His execution protested against by Mr. Calamy, ii. 320 n. Mr. Calamy's reasons refuted, ib. Vessels carrying out emigrants prevented by him from sailing without licence, ii. 324,325 n. Prevents Cromwell from emigrating, ib. Duke of Buckingham screened by him from the Parliament's attack on him for the supposed murder of King James I., 382, 383 n. Conference at Hampton Court alluded to, 423 n. Whitlocke's grief at the sentence passed on him, 431 n. Some of the Judges decline accepting new commissions on the death of, 431 n. House of Lords reject the ordinance for his trial, 434 n. Ordinance for the trial of, passed by the sole authority of the Commons' House, ib. Remarks on, ib. His consent to the laws declared not to be necessary, 435 n. Horror entertained respecting the shedding his blood, 449 n. His power of creating peers limited, 453 n. His dissolving the Parliament alluded to, iii. 54, 55 n. Illustrations of the character of, iii. 67 n. Remarks on his contest with the Parliament, and his condemnation, 173–176. Accused of seducing the Army, 206. Remarks on his conduct, 213,214. His charge to the Duke of Gloucester, iv. 34,35 n. His proclamation against talcing the Covenant, iv. 209 n. The breach of privileges of Parliament committed by, alluded to, 259,260 n. Remarks on the fast on anniversary of his death, ii. 391 n. Extracts from his Answer to the Marquis of Worcester on the antiquity, &c. of the Romish Church, iii. 371 n. Allusions to, iii. 92–97. 372. 387. 422–424 n. 534.
Charles II., King, Project of his marrying one of Cromwell's daughters,
i, 358 n. Remarks of the newspapers upon, during his exile, 368 n.
Intrigues for his restoration, 1657–8, ii. 463 n. i. cxxxvi. Not suffered
to remain in France, cxxxviii. Remarks on his profligacy, iii. 273.
Pension conferred by, on Mrs. Lucy Barlow, i. cxlvi. n. Account of his
taking the Sacrament, ib. "Most religious King," that designation
first applied to him, iii. 274 n. Remarks on that designation, ib. Little
consideration experienced by him on his journey to the Pyrenees, 294.
General Monck in his interest in 1655, 326 n. Accepts the crown of
Scotland, on the conditions of the Scotch Commissioners, 372, 373 n.
Oath taken by him on that occasion, 373 n. His declaration from
Dumfermling, ib. Anecdote of, ib. His uneasiness about signing the
declaration, ib. Sermons preached before him without intermission,
374 n. His coronation at Scone described, ib. Satirical publication on
that occasion, 396, 397 n. Honours paid him by the States General, in
Holland, on the eve of his restoration, iii. 484. Reason urged by him
for undertaking the Dutch War in 1672, ib. Anecdote of, ib. The
death of Sir H. Vane a favourite project of his, ii. 184 n. His letter
to Lord Clarendon on this subject, ib. Dunkirk sold by him to France,
iii. 488 n. His slavery to his mistresses, ib. Anecdotes of, ib. 489.
-, Character of, 576. Opinion respecting, iv. 484 n.
Charles X., King of Sweden, his successes against Denmark, iii. 378 n. reverses of fortune experienced by, ii. 358 n. State of his affairs, 359 n. His death, 360 n.
Châtel, —, the assassination of Henry IV. attempted by, and his execution, i. 239 n.
Chatham, Earl of, his eulogium on May's History of the Parliament, ii. 443 n. his censure of Clarendon, ib.
Cheshire brigade, proceedings in Parliament upon the Protector's letter respecting the, i. 200, 201. 353.
Cheshire, discussion before a Committee relative to the elections for, iv. 429, 430.
Chester Castle, propriety of garrisoning, i. xcii.
Chevalier, The, refused to recognize his grandfather's martyrdom, iii. 424 n.
Cheynell. Dr., sermon by, i. xxxvi. Biographical notice of, xxxvii.
Chichester, city of, services rendered by, to the Parliament, ii. 110, and n.
Chidley, Samuel, brought before Parliament respecting an obnoxious publication, i. clxxxv. Committed, ib.
Chillingworth, William, allusion to, i. xxxvii.
Christianity, account of its introduction into Britain, i. 400–402.
Christina, Queen, her abdication of the throne of Sweden alluded to, ii. 76 n.
Christmas-day, discussion upon the Bill for preventing the observance of, i. 229, 230. Royalists dispersed at their devotions on, and the ministers arrested, ii. 314, 315 n.
Church, Mr., refuses to sign the Protector's recognition, i. xxxvi.
Chute, Mr., proposed as Speaker of the House of Commons, 1658–9, iii. 3. Remarks on, ib. n. Takes the Chair, 4. Addresses the House, iv. 90, n. His illness, 90. 92 n. Interest felt for him by the House, 150, and n. His acknowledgments to the House for their kindness to him, 203. His death, 430. Character of, 430, 431 n.
Claims, Bill for the confirmation of, 1656, i. 269.
Clapham, Mr., trial between, and his tenants noticed, i. 6, 7, 19.
Clare, Lord, debate upon the petition of, to Parliament to abate his fine, ii. 206, 207. Negatived, 207 n.
Clarendon, Lord, his History of the Rebellion alluded to, ii. 322. His account of Colonel Lilburn's trial, iii. 507, 508 n. Remarks on Cromwell's administration by, iv. 47, 48 n. Passages omitted in former editions of his History, 437 n. The State Papers referred to, 368. 391, 392, 393. 424, 425. 450, n. Letters of, to Secretary Nicholas, giving his opinion of the Duke of Buckingham, iv. 391 n. Letters of, to Mr. Mordaunt, advising him to confer with Massey and others, in the royal interest, 392 n. On the despondency of Massey, at the apparent coldness of their party, 393 n. On the misunderstandings in the Parliament; expresses his hope of mutual confidence in their party; difference between Cromwell and Desborough, and speculations on the consequences of it, 402 n. Regrets the death of the Speaker 431 n. Surprised at not hearing any thing of Bradshaw, &c., 436 n. His new palace alluded to, iv. 426 n. Anecdote related of Richard Cromwell by, 485 n. Remarks on the veracity of his History, ii. 443, 474. n. Part taken by, in the judicial murder of Sir H. Vane, ib.
Clarges, Dr., letters of, to Henry Cromwell,—on the petition presented by Mr. Berners, iii. 290. Giving an account of the debate on the question of "transacting" with the other House, iv. 88, 89 n. Respecting the charge brought against Dr. Petty, 248 n. On the question about "transacting" with the other House being passed, 299 n. On the debate upon the Excise, Revenue, &c., and on the meeting of the officers of the Army, 449 n. Respecting the orders of the Protector to the Army; doubts entertained of their obedience; probability of a rupture between the two Houses, 461, 462 n. His exertions for Dr. Petty, 467 n.
Clarges, Nan, (Duchess of Albemarle,) her low birth, and character, i. 306, iv. 437 n. Her strong attachment to the Presbyterians, ib. Her influence over her husband, ib.
Clement, Mr., his case against the children of Mr. Cogan, discussed, iv. 439.
Clergy, disenabled from sitting in Parliament, by Act of Charles I. i. xcvii. Act to take away the legislative power of, passed, 391. Their wealth, iii. 467 n. Petition to reduce their wealth, 467, 468 n.
Cleveland, Duchess of, (Mrs. Palmer,) her power over Charles II., iii.
488 n. Character of, ib. All promotions passed under her cognizance, ib.
-, — J., his epitaph on the Earl of Strafford, iv. 156, 157 n.
Cleypole, Lady Elizabeth, her death noticed, ii. 477 n. Regret of the Protector on the occasion, ib.
Clifford, Lord, Richard Duke of York butchered by, at the battle of Wakefield, iii. 584 n.
Clothworkers, Company of, cause pending between them and the Company of Merchants debated, i. 115, 116 n. 175. 221. 308–310.
Cobbett, Lieutenant-colonel, account of his death, i. 331.
Cobham, Lord, debate upon the Bill to enable him to levy a fine upon his land, i. 184. 190.
Cogan, Mr., petition of the children of, discussed, iv. 439.
Coke, Sir Edward, made a sheriff in order to prevent his being returned to Parliament, i. Ixzi. n.; ii. 322 n. his institutes alluded to, 381, iii. 171 n. The Petition of Right drawn up by, ib.
Colchester, services rendered to the Parliament by, i. 203. Debate respecting an election for, iii. 65.152. iv. 223, 224.
Cole, Mr., cause between him and Mr. Rodney, discussion of, iv. l. His petition considered, iii. 306.
Collingwood, Sir Robert, breach of privilege of Parliament committed
by, ii. 219–221. Directed to appear, 271. Alluded to, 374. Attends
the House, 375, 376. Discharged, 379.
-, — Mr., breach of privilege of Parliament committed by, ii. 219–221. Denies the charge at the bar of the House, 271. Discharged, ib.
Comines, Philip de, biographical notice of, iii. 125–128 n. Alluded to, 191.
Common Bench, message of the Judges of the, to Parliament, proceedings upon, iii. 18–21.
Commons, House of, contrast between its ancient and modern practice, i. 36, 37 n.
Commons, Bill for dividing, debate on, i. 175, 176.
Coney, Mr., proceedings respecting his imprisonment, iii. 167 n. Petition of, relating to some estates purchased by him, iv. 390
Confession of Faith, clause in, as to the power of the magistrate in religious matters, iv. 343 n.
Conti, Prince of, anecdote of, iv. 485 n.
Convocation, The, remarks on the business transacted by, ii. 439 n.
Cook, Captain, motion to put off the trial of, debated, ii. 172. 175.
Cooke, Mr. Justice, letter of, from the Tower, previous to his death, iii. 110 n. Account of his execution, 110, 111 n.
Cooper, Sir Anthony Ashley, (Lord Shaftesbury,) services rendered by to the Parliament, i. 204 and n. Remarks on a speech of, ii. 419 n. His licentiousness, ib. One of the referees appointed for the reformation of the laws, 420 n. Instrumental in restoring Charles II. iv. 50 n. His letter to that monarch while prisoner in the Tower, 51 n. His political inconsistency, ib. His talent in the field, ib. Bold speech of, against "transacting" with the other House, 287, 288 n. His intrigues for King Charles II., ib. 109 n. 457 n.
Cooper, Mr., his election for Hertford declared good, iv. 250. 299.
-, — Rev. Mr., appointed Chaplain by the Parliament, iii. 17 n. His salary for officiating, ib. Biographical notice of, ib.
Coote, Sir Charles, allusions to, iv. 273, 274 n.
-, —Sir Christopher, allusion to, ii 65.
Cork and Orrery, Earl of, his account of the state of France in 1754, iv. 80 n.
Corn, motion respecting the low prices of, i. xlix. Exportation of allowed, Ix. Fluctuating prices of, in 1557, Ixxxv.
Cornwall, distribution of members to serve for, in Parliament, i. cxi. n.
Corpus Christi College, Oxford, petition of the President, &c. of, respecting a presentation, debate on, i. 268.
Cosin, Dr., remarks on some prayers published by, i. 307 and n. Notice of him, 307 n. Articles of impeachment brought against him by the House of Commons, iii. 89 n.
Cottington, Lord, his censure of Dr. Bastwick, &c., i. 373 n.
Cottrell, John, committed for contempt, i. cxxiii.
Council of State, resolution of Parliament respecting i. ii. Reasons why the election of the Protector should be vested in, i. Iv–Ivii.
Courtney, Captain, committed to prison, i. cxxxvi.
Covent Garden, fine levied upon the Earl of Bedford for his buildings in, ii. 180 n.
Covenant, Scottish, model of it sent to the English Parliament in 1643, and approved of by them, iv. 208, 209.
Coward, Dr., his books condemned by Parliament, i. 306 n.
Cranston, Lord, debate upon the motion to grant a pardon to, ii. 76, 77. His services to the Commonwealth, 76.
Craven, Lord, petition of, praying a reversal of the Parliament's judgment against him, read, i. Ixi.; ii. 125,126. His counsel plead before the House of Commons, 126, 127. Debate upon, 127–130. 158. Motion respecting, 344. Debate on, 344–346. Motion respecting, 375. Petitions for a passport to return to England, iv. 390. Debate upon it, 390–393.
Creditors, Bill for relief referred to a Committee, i. xxxix. read, i. 5. ii. 191.
Cromwell, Thomas, Earl of Essex, remarks on his disgrace, iii. 521 n.
Cause of his death, ib. Account of his arrest, 522 n. Remarks on the crimes of, ib. n. Humiliating letter written by to King Henry VIII., 523 n. Remarks on his administration, ib. n.
Cromwell, Oliver, Proceedings of, on dissolving the Long Parliament, i. i. notice of a pamphlet charging him with High Treason, i. xii. Inaugurated as Protector, xv. Concludes a peace with Holland, xvi. Verses in honour of, ib. State with which he went to the House of Parliament, xviii. xix. Opening of the Parliament, 1654, by, i. xviii. His speech in the Painted Chamber, xviii. xix. Ordinance by, making it treason to speak against the present Government, xxii. xxiii. Prevents the entrance of the members to the House, xxxiii. Speech of, ib. xxxiv. Members of Parliament sign their allegiance to, xxxv. Speech of, ib. Invested with the legislative authority by the Parliament, xl. xli. Orders Major-general Harrison to be arrested, xxxvii. n. Secrecy with which he carried on his measures, xxxviii. Council appointed to assist, xli. Powers vested in, by the Parliament, xliii– xlvi. Title of Emperor said to have been given to, xliv. Resolution of Parliament on the Ordinance relative to, xlix. His office declared elective, lii. liii. Answer of, to Parliament, on the proposed reduction of the army, xci–xciii. Empowered to nominate the Council, cvii. Dissolves the Parliament, cxxxiii. His speech on that occasion, ib. Remarks on that measure, cxxxiv. cxxxv. Removes to Hampton Court, cxxxvii. Ambassador from France sent to, cxxxviii. Protects the foreign Protestants in histreaty with France, cxxxix. n. Divides England and South Wales into military districts, cxl. his Conversation with Lord Orrery, relative to Charles II, cxli. His opinion of Charles II., ib. Interesting conversation of, with General Ludlow, on his refusing to submit to the Government, cxlii. Desirous of conceding to the Jews the rights of citizenship, ib. cxliii. Assembles a council of Merchants, ib. His conduct respecting the press, cxliv. His hasty dissolution of the Parliament noticed, cxliv. His conduct towards the victims of religious intolerance, ib. Fleet sent by, to West Indies, cxlv. Opens the Parliament, 1656, i. cxlvi–cxlviii. Speech of, cxlviii, clxxix. Gives his consent to various Bills, cxc. cxci. His lineage described, iii. 523, 524 n. Manner of his passing a Bill, i. 21. Names of the knights created by, 136. Proceedings on his letter relative to the Cheshire brigade, 200, 201. His letter to the Parliament, concerning the sentence passed on Nayler, the Quaker, 246. His proclamation respecting the merchant adventurers alluded to, 309. Account of the plot of the Levellers to destroy him, 332, 333. Proceedings of the Parliament respecting the plot, 354–366. 368. Remarks on the attempted assassination of, 368 n. Thanksgiving-day appointed for his escape from assassination, 371,372. A brief relation of the plot to assassinate, ii. 483 –488. Address of the Speaker on his deliverance, 488–490. Cromwell's Reply, 490–493. First hint of the project for making him King i. 362. The House of Commons dine with him, i. 377. Address of the officers to, deprecating his accepting the title of King, 382. His speech to them, ib. 383–385. His violence to the Long Parliament applauded by his flatterers, 383 n. Refuses the Crown, 394 n. Milton's opinion of, ib. The Petition and Advice presented by the Parliament to, 397. Address of the Speaker to, 397–413. Cromwell's reply, 413–416. Account of this transaction, 416 n. His answer to the Petition and Advice, 417–420. Whitlocke urges him to accept the title of King, 417 n. His hesitation, 420 n. The Parliament present reasons to him for his acquiescence, 421, 422. His arguments against Kingship, 422 n. Committee of Parliament wait on him to resolve his doubts, ii. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. Answer of Cromwell, 7. 493–507. Report of the Committee, 8, 9. Committee directed to attend him, 94. Committee's report to the Protector, and Cromwell's reply, 101. Anecdote of Dr. Owen's introduction to, 97. Sends Sir John Reynolds with troops to France, ii. 115. His message to Parliament relative to the Petition and Advice, 111. 116. Directs Fleetwood to silence the petition of the Officers of the Army, 117 n. Refuses the title of King, 117 n. 507 –509. Parliament resolve "Lord Protector" be the title of the Chief Magistrate, 118, 119. The Speaker's report to him, 123. A crown made for him, 117 n. His family expected that he would assume the regal dignity, 118n. Distrustful of the Army in the affair of Kingship, ib. Account of his consultations with his Council upon this subject, ib. Relation of the discovery of pamphlets recommending his assassination, 134. Anecdote of, 141 n. Religious toleration of his government, 150 n. His letter to the Parliament, announcing his intention of proroguing them, 155. His message to Parliament on the Bills of Assessment, 180. Address of the Speaker to, on presenting Bills for his consent, 205. Protector's remark on one of them, ib. Observation on, 206. His speech to the Parliament, thanking them for the Money Bills, 206 n. Debates in Parliament upon the oath proposed to be offered to, under the Petition and Advice, 274–287. Form of the oath, 287. Oath administered to, on the taking away the engagement, 279 n. Parliament desire the Protector to call the other House, 298 n. Debate on the investing of, 302, 303. Confers knighthood on Captain Stayner, 283. Assents to the oath prepared for him by the Parliament, 305 n. His letter to the Parliament on the arrears of regiments alluded to, 305. Orders of Parliament relative to the oath to be taken by, and the investing of, 309. Meets the Parliament in the Painted Chamber, 310,311. Consents to the Petition and Advice, 311. Account of the ceremony of his investiture as Protector, 311 n., 312 n., 425 n. 511 – 515. Resigns the Chancellorship of the University of Oxford, 314 n. Conspirators against, taken, ib. Reproves Rev. Mr. Gunning for preaching, 315 n. Marriage in his family, ib. Admits the secluded members to the Parliament, 316 n. Policy of that measure considered, ib. Anecdote of, 321 n. His speech to the Parliament on accepting the Petition and Advice, 1657–8. 322–330 509, 510. Remarks on the Speech, 322 n. His elation after the battle of Worcester, 346 n. His speech to Parliament on the state of affairs, 351–371. Remarks on the speech, 351 n. Displeased with the reply of the Commons, 379, 380. The Lords called together to sit in the Other House, 415 n. Motion made in Parliament to draw up a Bill to invest with the title of King, 424. Antiquity of his family, 425 n. His picture exposed with verses affixed to it in the Royal Exchange, ib. Curious sermon by, 426 n. His difficulty in filling the "Other House," 450 n. Account of his dissolving the Parliament, 1657–8, 462 n. His reasons for dissolving them, 463, 464 n. Remarks upon the outrage committed by, upon the Long Parliament, iii. 56, 64 n. Act of the Long Parliament respecting the exercise of the elective franchise concealed by him, 74. Account of his dissolving the Long Parliament, 209, 210. The strict discipline of his army, 187 n. His behaviour at the interview between Charles I and his family, 211 n. His suspicions of the treachery of Monck, 326 n. His devotion, 211 n. Deserts the Major-generals, 527 n. Observations on the war carried on by him against Spain, 388, 389. Gained over by Mazarine, to make war on Spain, 389. Advantages given up by him on concluding a peace with Holland, 390, 391 n. Remark on his refusing the kingly dignity, 414 and n. Letter of, directing the arrest of General Harrison, &c. 494. Description of a medal struck in honour of, iv. 15. Arbitrary proceedings of, 47, 48 n. Convention of laity and clergy appointed by, for the regulation of public preachers, 74 n. His arbitrary warrant for the imprisonment of Colonel Overton, &c. 151 n. His name affixed to the Covenant, 209 n. Directs an embargo to be laid on all ships of war in the Thames, &c. 1658–9. 235 n. Speech of, on dissolving the Parliament in 1658, ii. 465–470. His critical situation, 471. Endeavours to conciliate the citizens of London, ib. His leniency in the punishment of State offenders, 472, 473, 574 n. His death, 476. Accused of procuring the banishment of Colonel Lilburn, iii. 506 n. Account, of his death, ii. 516. The lying in state described, 517. Account of the funeral procession, 518–530. Character of, 478–480. His administration characterized by liberality, ii. 479. Richard Cromwell appointed his successor, iii. iv. Hampden's opinion of, ii. 501 n. Said to have been superstitious with regard to September, i. xvii. Residences set apart for, cxxi n. Invitation to attend his funeral, ii. 526 n. Inscription over the bed of state, 530. Projected the foundation of an University at Durham, 480 n. Charter relative to, 531 –540. His policy in connecting himself by treaty with France, i. cxxxviii n. Affected to be fond of pastoral life, ii. 466 n. His body exposed at Tyburn, 477. Allusion to, ii. 467 n. Anecdotes of, ii. 325 n.
Cromwell, Richard, elected Chancellor of the University of Oxford, ii.314 n. Account of his installation, iii. iii. iv. Accepts the Protectorate, ii. Account of the proclaiming him Protector, iv. vii. n. viii. n. Addresses presented to, on his accession, v. and note, vi. Rushworth dedicates his Historical Collections to, v. n. His prosperous situation on his accession, vii. Proceeds to open the Parliament, 1658–9, vi. n. Extract from the Schedule of debts presented to Parliament by, 366 n. Speech of, as Protector, on opening the Parliament, 1658–9, iii. 7–11. Styled Richard IV., 65. Allusion to, 74. Anecdote of, 153n. Character of, 161–164 n. 22 In. Bill for Recognition of, debates on, 26–32. 86–152 155–201. 204–232. 252–287. 316, 317 –324. Letter of, to the Parliament, 307. Debate upon the letter, 308–310. His letter to the Parliament relative to the Petition of the officers of the Army, 379. Remarks on his fears with respect to the Parliament, 424. Declaration for the security of, passed, iv. 477 n. Parliament dissolved by, 482. Proclamation on the occasion, 482,483 n. Compelled by the officers of the Army to adopt this course, 482 n, 483 n. Character of, 484–486. His discussion with his Council before resigning, 486 n. Advice of his lords, ib. His reply, ib. Bishop Burnet's observations on his retiring from public lire, 484 n. Dr. Priestley's remark on, ib. Anecdote related by Lord Clarendon of, 485 n. Dr. Harris's defence of, ib. Rev. Mr. Howe's defence of, ib. 486 n. Mrs. Hutchinson's character of, ib. His death, &c. ib.
Cromwell, Henry, debate upon the bill for granting the park, &c. of Portumna to, i. 223. 259. Letters of, to Secretary Thurloe—Remarks on the effects of party spirit in the Parliament, iv. 221 n. His opinion of Dr. Petty, 248. 249 n. Letter of Dr. Clarges respecting Dr. Petty, 467 n. Recommends Dr. Petty to Thurloe, 471 n. Letter to, on the naval expedition to the Baltic, 1658; on the release of Portman; and on the debate on the Other House, iii. 594, 595 n.
Cromwell, Colonel, changes his name to Williams, iv. 489 n.
Crooke, Alderman, his case alluded to, i. 280.
Crow, Rev. Francis, letter of, on the state of Jamaica, and remarks on the Slave Trade in 1687, iv. 269 n.
Crowe, Sir Sackville, debate upon an application by the Turkish Company to stay proceedings in an action brought by, ii. 98–100. Observations on, 98 n. Action postponed, 174. Case brought before the Parliament, 254. Referred to a Committee, 255.
Culpeper, Sir John, humorous speech of in the Parliament of 1640, iv. 93 n. Alluded to, i. cxxxviii.
Cumberland, state of the Popish Recusants in, ii. 150.
Customs, The, bill relating to, read a second time, ii. 163. Debate on, ib. 164,174.255,256. Debate on third reading, 271–274.
Daliomy, King of, curious exhibition at the residence of, ii. 475 n, 476 n.
Dalrymple, Sir David, alluded to, iv. 135 n.
Dancy, Philip, examined by Parliament, and committed for vending religious publications, i. cxxiv.
Danvers, —, alias Villiers, accused of acting against the Parliament, debate upon, iii. 241–252.
Darnall, Mr. Ralph, debate on the petition of, for arrears of salary, i. 266.
Dartmouth, discussion relative to the election for, iii. 578. iv. 235, 236.
Davenant, Sir Thomas, one of the conspirators against the Parliament,
ii. 443 n. Entertained the project or emigrating to the New World,
444 n. Imprisoned in the Tower, ib
-, — Charles, his opinion upon the right of Kings to make war, iii. 313.
Davies, Mr. privilege of Parliament claimed by, discussion upon, ii. 269.
Dean, forest of, debate upon the act relating to, i. 37. 228, 229.
Dean of Guild, allusion to the, i. 14. 16.
Dean and Chapter lands, made liable to assessment, ii. 233.
Debtors, bill for the relief of, read, i. 5 n, 377. Motion to revive, ii. 245.
Debts, Small, Bill for the recovery of, report ordered, ii. 256.
Declaration of the Parliament of 1642, notice of, ii. 323 n.
Deer-stealing, cruel punishment inflicted for, i. cxxxv n., cxxxvi n.
Defensor Fidei, origin of that appellation, iii. 486 n. Remarks on its applicability to several of the monarchs of England, ib.
De la Mare, Lord, notice of, iii. 416.
-, —, Sir Peter, the first Speaker of the House of Commons, iii. 449.
Delamere, Lord, (Sir G. Booth,) account of his defeat by the Parliamentarians, iii. 293 n. His unsuccessful attempt to escape, ib. Examined at
the Tower, 294 n. Released, S9S n. His death, ib.
-, —, (son) James II.'s remark on, iii. 295 n. Dismissed from office by King William III., ib.
Dendy, Serjeant, his petition relative to some lands in Ireland considered, i. 198. 202. Debate on his right to those lands, ii. 66, 67.
Denmark and Sweden, account of the operations in the war between, iii. 376–384. Debate in relation to, 384–403.
Denn, Mr. breach of privilege of Parliament committed by his being arrested, motion on, ii. 146, 147. Declares himself satisfied, 164.
Deptford, proviso respecting the Mole at, proposed to be inserted in the Bill concerning New Buildings, ii. 223.
Derby, Countess of, her heroic defence of Latham House, &c. against
the Parliamentarians, alluded to, i. 197 n. 215.
-, —, Earl of, beheaded by the Parliament, i. 197 n.
-, —, motion for confirming a grant of 5001. per annum, debate upon, ii. 80. Resolved, 81. Remark upon, 242.
Detruck, Sir John, remarks on his reprehensible conduct, iii. 77 n.
Devizes, Bill for holding the Sheriff's court at, read first time, i. 168. Referred to a Committee, 228.
Devonshire, account of the charitable benefactions left to parishes in, ii. 189 n.
D'Ewes, Sir Symonds, account of his MS. collections, i. 342 n. Chosen Member of Parliament during his Shrievalty, i. Ixxii.
De Witt, Pensionary, notice of, iii. 548 n.
Dick, Sir William, motion relative to the creditors and children of, ii.
253. Reported, 261.
-, —, Sir Andrew, petition of, for monies due to his late father, presented, iv. 413.
Directory for Public Worship, notice of, ii. 68 n.
Disbrowe, Colonel, discussion relative to his election for Lynne Regis, i. clxxxv. Richard Cromwell compelled to dissolve the Parliament of 1659 by, iv. 482, 483 n.
Divines, motion for a convocation of, debate on, ii. 333–336. Waved, 336. Proceedings of the Assembly of 1643, 333 n., 334 n.
Doddington, Sir Francis, alluded to, i. cxxxviii.
Dorislaus, Dr. account of the assassination of, iii. 489 n.
Downs, The, naval engagement with the Dutch in, alluded to, iii. 380 n.
Downing, Sir George, Wood's character of, ii. 192 n. Caricature of him, ib. n. His base betrayal of his former friends, iii. 79. Allusion to, ii. 122. iii. 548 n.
Drew, Mr. Joseph, discussion upon his case in Parliament, iv. 381–383.
Drunkenness, &c., laws relating to, referred to a Committee, i. clxxxii.
Drury House, motion relative to arrears in the hands of trustees of, ii. 139.
Dryden, John, lines by, on the return of Charles II. alluded to, iv. 148 n.
Duckett, Thomas, examination of, by a Committee of Parliament, noticed, i. 284.
Dunbar, battle of, alluded to, i. xvii. cxlvii.
Dunch, Captain John, notice of, i. 284.
-, —, Edmund, created Baron Burnell by Cromwell, iii. 355 n. Preamble of the patent, ib. Becomes a partizan of the exiled King, ib.
Dunkirk, remarks on the sale of, to the French by Charles II., iii. 488 n.
Dunstan's, St. parish of, amount of its assessment, in 1656, i. 211.
Durham, Cromwell proposed to found an University at, ii. 480. Charter for, 531–540. Debate upon an election for, iv. 309, 310. Referred to a committee, ib. 311, 312. Petition from, on the subject, 309, 310 n.
Dury, Mr. John, patronized by Cromwell, ii. 313 n. His scheme for reconciling the Lutherans and Calvinists alluded to, ib.
Dutch, their mercenary character, ii. 362. Their conduct with respect to Charles II. in exile, ib. The war between, and the Parliament alluded to, iii. 380. Dispersion of their fleet, 381 n. Remarks on the treaty of peace with, 482. Account of secret article to, 484 n. Court paid by them to Charles on the eve of his restoration, ib.
East India Company, charter granted by Cromwell to the, i. 387 n. Allusion to, 280.
-, — Dutch, massacre committed by, on the English at Amboyna, iii. 391 n.
Edgehill, battle of, noticed, iii. 95, 96 n.
Edward II., King, allusion to, i. 400.
-, — III., King, number of laws passed in his reign, ii. 42.
-, — VI., King, his royal injunctions to the clergy on the observance of the Sabbath, ii. 267 n. Allusion to. iii. 585 n.
Edwards, Thomas, his virulence against toleration, i. 65. n.
Edwin, King of Northumberland, account of his conversion to Christianity, i. 401, 402 n. Milton's account of, 402 n.
Elizabeth, Queen, her life preserved by King Philip II., iii. 485 n. Sometimes professed the Romish faith, ib. Philip proposed marriage to, ib. the oath ex officio mero, one of the blemishes of her reign, 153 n. Account of the entertainment given by, to Marshal Biron, 475 n. The negative voice largely exercised by, 451 n, 452 n. Enactment for the protection of, iii. 404. Her despotism in religious matters, 412 n. Her chastity problematical, iv. 135 n. Said to have had a son, ib. Revenue of England in her reign, i. cxxii.
Ellia, Sir William, allusion to, ii. 20. Created a baronet, iv. 183 n.
Elwood, Sir Thomas, bill to enable him to sell his lands, read second time, i. 20.
Ely, Isle of, petition of, relative to the fen grounds, read, i. cxx.
Emigrations from England, account of the, ii. 324 n.
Engagement," The, to the commonwealth not generally well received, ii. 279 n.
England, remarks on the early history of, iii. 513 n. On the Anglo-Saxon government, 576 n. Power of the Barons of, iii. 88 n. Origin of the power of the Commons, ib. 89 n. Opinion upon the state of, ii. 471 n. A. Sydney's remark on the supremacy of the law in, i. 399 n. Observations on the Kings of, 400—403. Account of the naval victory gained by Blake at Santa Cruz, ii. 142, 143. Proceedings of Parliament in consequence, 145, 146. Increase of papists in, 152, 153. Bill for the assessment of, read first time, i. 377. Debate upon, ii. 171–174. Debate upon the proportion for, as well as Scotland and Ireland, 207– 214. Debate upon the proportions of the several counties, 214–219. 226–228. 229–237. Account of a collection of prophecies relating to the history of, 425 n. Revenue of, as settled by the "Petition and Advice," 457 n, 458 n.
England, New, account of the emigration of the Puritans to, ii. 324 n, 325 n.
Epworth, co. Linc., petitions of the tenants of, debate on, i. 199, 200.
Erbury, Dorcas, account of the proceedings against, as a Quaker, i. 173, 174.
Essex, Earl of, siege of Gloucester raised by, ii. 107 n. Appointed Cantain-General of the Parliamentary army, 448 n. His address to his soldiers, ib. Ludlow's opinion of, 449 n. Charged with losing opportunities of putting an end to the war, ib. His death, ib. His funeral described, 450 n. Alluded to, iii. 356.
Evans, Katharine, Quakeress, persecutions endured by, ii. 114n.
Evelyn, Sir John, his speech to the Lords, relative to the disposal of King
Charles I.'s person, iv. 24 n.
-, —, John, remarks of, on the ravages committed by the Plague in 1625, 336 n. Observations by, on the executions of the Regicides, iv. 380 n. His Diary referred to, 426 n.
Eustace, Rev. Mr., his description of the French villages in 1814, iv. 81 n. Remark on, ib.
Excise, bill for the improvement of the receipts from the, debates on, i. 292, 293. 294. 321–331, 332. 334. 340. 344. 351. Debate upon confirming the order respecting the, ii. 77, 78. Debate upon, 175. Amendment to, 255. Provisoes to, 270 n. Passed, 270. Observations on the farmers of, iv. 140–142. Order of Parliament respecting the farmers of, 148.
Excise and Customs, debate on the bill for regulating, iv. 896–899. Resumed, 312–317. 319–327 434–438. Recommitted, 438–447 n. Farmers of, examined before Parliament, 394–401. 415–420. Ordered to pay up their arrears, 420. Report respecting the balances of, 447, 448 n. Account of the claim of the Marquis of Argyle upon the excise of Scotland, ib.
Exeter, Act for the Maintenance of Ministers and uniting of Parishes in, debate upon, i. 224.
Exeter-house, account of the dispersing of the Royalists at, on Christmas-day at, ii. 314 n. 315 n.
Eyre, Colonel, speech of, noticed; iii. 69 n.
Fairfax, General Lord, command of the Parliamentarian army given to, ii. 449 ii. Duke of Buckingham released upon a petition from, and security, iii. 370–376. Alluded to, 56, 291, 292. The Restoration promoted by, 292 n. Goes to Breda to Charles II., ib.
Faith, Public, debts contracted upon the, debate on, ii. 238–244. Resolution respecting, 244 n.
Falkland, Lord, legislative power of the prelacy opposed by, i. 391 n.
-, —, Henry Gary, Lord, report of Committee respecting his return, iii. 23, 24. Biographical notice of, ib. n. Smart reply or, 24 n. His election declared good, 85. Allusions to, iv. 462 n. 473 u.
Familists, The, account of that sect, i. 62 u.
Fast, debate on the appointment of a, 1659, iv. 300. Report of Committee relative to, 328. Debate upon report, 328–333 n. Motive for proposing, 328, 329 n. Debate on the third reading of, 335–345. Form of the Declaration 329 n. Member appointed to carry the Declaration to the other House, 426. Ceremony of presenting it, 427,428.
Fauconberg, Lord, marries one of Cromwell's daughters, ii. 315 n. His letters to Henry Cromwell, on the debate as to acknowledging the other House, iv. 88 n. On the Scotch and Irish question, 234 n.
Fenwick, Mr., breach of privilege of Parliament committed by insult offered to, ii. 219. Debate upon, 219–221.
Field, Mr., report of Committee of Parliament on the imsprintings in the Bible by, i. 221, 222 n. Required to get back all copies sold, 223 n.
Fielder, John, discussion upon his being elected for Castle Rising, iii. 50, 51.
Fienues, Lord, speech of, against cruel measures towards Nayler, i. 90. Petition of, to be relieved from debts incurred for the public, 267. His speech on the re-assembling of Parliament, ii. 330, 331. His speech on the settlement of the Government by the Petition and Advice, 409 n.
Fiennes, Colonel, allusion to, i. 337.
Fifth-Monarchy-men, book of characters found with, iii. 494.
Filmer, Sir Robert, extracts from his "Patriarcha," i lxix. Ixx n. His books on Witchcraft and Usury alluded to, i. 26.
Finch, Sir Heneage (afterwards Earl of Nottingham,) biographical notice of, iii. 425, 426. 433, 434 n. Remark on his political conduct at the Restoration, iv. 121 n. Professional rancour towards Major-general Harrison, ib.
Fish, bill for the exportation of, debate upon, i. 296; ii. 164, 165. Passed, 165. 204.
Fitzjames, Colonel, allusion to, i. 321.
Fleetwood, Lieutenant-general, motion to grant lands in Ireland to, debate on, ii. 197–200. Resolved, 200 Declines the grant, 224. Endeavours to persuade Cromwell not to dissolve the Parliament, 1657–8, 464 n. Alluded to, iv. 453 n.
Flemyng, Sir Oliver, alluded to, ii. 309.
Fletcher, Andrew, observations on the state of Scotland, 1698, by, iv. 168 n.
Floyd, Edward, account of his punishment for libelling the Queen of Bohemia, i. 250 n. 251 n. 278.
Folkmote, Lord-lieutenants anciently chosen by the, iv. 11.
Forests, resolution of Parliament relative to the improvement of, i. clxxxvi. Discussion relative to the sale of forests, ii. 78 andn. 238,240, 241. 243.
Fothergill, Colonel, petition of for arrears, presented, ii. 94. Referred to a committee, 95.
Fox, George, account of his going to Cromwell to Hampton Court, 479 ii. 477 n.
Foyle Oxenbridge, copy of the petition of, presented to Parliament, iv. 255–257. Debate on, 257–273.
France, ambassador sent by, to Cromwell, i. cxxxviii. Stipulations in the treaty between Cromwell and France, for the removal of obnoxious persons, cxxxviii n. Remarks on the Parliament of, iii. 569, 570 n. 588. Distressed state of the peasantry in 1691, iv. 79 n. Luxury of the nobility contrasted with the misery of the peasantry, 80 n. Reflections by Burke on the government of Louis XVI., ib. Remarks on the villages of, in 1814, 81 n.
Frederick III., his praise of toleration, i. 409 n. Remarks on his sharing in the partition of Poland, ii. 356 n.
Gage, —, his account of the condition of the West Indies, i. cxlv. Assures Cromwell of success in an expedition against the West Indies, ib.
Galaspy, Rev. Mr., remark on his mode of preaching, i. 360.
Gaming, &c., Bill for preventing persons living at high charges without proper means, debate on, ii. 229. Amendments to, reported, 257. Passed, 283 n.
Gardiner, —, assassination of Cromwell contemplated by, ii. 314 n.
Gatehouse, Westminster, description of, i. cxvii. cxviii.
Gaynes, Gilbert (a juryman on the trial of Colonel Lilburn), examination of, by the Council, iii. 507 n.
Geffreie, William, his fanaticism and punishment, i. 73 n.
Geneva, mode of observing the Sabbath at, ii. 267, 268 n.
Gentleman, Sir Thomas Smith's remarks upon the distinction so designated, ii. 456 n.
George III., King, iii. 157 n. 258 n. Commonwealth Tracts presented by, to the British Museum, referred to, iv. 388, 389 n.
Gerrard, Lord, alluded to, i. cxxxviii.
-, — Sir Gilbert, allusion to, ii. 66.
Gewen, Mr., motion made by, to invest Cromwell with the title &c. of King, ii. 424.
Gibbes, Mr. William, notice of, ii. 334 n.
Gibbons, Colonel, ordered by Parliament to bring Colonel Overton from Jersey, iii. 49.
Gilpin, Dr., his excellence in pulpit oratory, ii. 537 n.
Glamorgan, Earl of, engaged in forwarding a coalition between the Irish rebels and Charles I., iii. 372 n.
Glanboise, Lord, debate upon the Parliament's disposing of the sequestrated estate of, in Ireland, i. 2–5. 222.
Glanville, Sergeant, expelled the House of Commons, iii. 236.
Glenham, Sir Thomas, allusion to, ii. 11 n.
Gloucester, Act for settling the cathedral on the Mayor, &c. of, read a second time, i. clxxxix. 20. Petition of the inhabitants of, respecting lands in Ireland granted to them, considered, i. 203, 204. Debate upon, ii. 107–111. Passed, 111. Siege of, noticed, 107 n.
Gloucester, Duke of, his right to the crown of England, iv. 34. Account of, ib. Charge of Charles I. to, 35 n. His death, ib. Allusion, to, i. cxxxviii.
Gloucestershire, duty on the tobacco grown in, i. viii.
Glynn, Sir John, his violence to the Bishops in 1641, ii. 328 n. His base conduct with respect to the trial of Sir H. Vane, iii. 188 n. Alluded to, 175.
Goddard, Mr. Guibon, Preface, discussion relative to his election for Lynne Regis, i. clxxxv. Returned for Castle Rising, iii. 50, 51.
Gofte, Major-general, notice of a speech of, i. 361.
Goldsmiths, the earliest bankers, iv. 398.
Goodwill, Dr., preaches before the Parliament, i. xix. xxxvi; iii. 1. Biographical account of, ib. n. His sermon alluded to, 7 n.
Goring, Lord, condemned by the High Court of Justice, i. 205 n. Conversation between and Queen Henrietta Maria, iii. 206. Imprisoned, 421 n. Reprieved, ib. Allusion to, i. 335.
Graunt, Captain John, his natural and political observations alluded to, iv. 335 n.
Green, Mr., alluded to, iv. 429.
Greenville, Sir Richard, allusion to, i. cxxxviii.
Griffith, Mr. George, notice of, ii. 321 n.
Grimstone, Sir H., breach of privilege of Parliament committed by infringment of the copyright of hid Reports, discussion on, ii. 319. Account of, ib. n.
Grove, Mr., appointed to attend the Other House with the Declaration of the Commons respecting the Fast, 1659, iv. 426. Ceremony of presenting the Declaration, 428, 429.
Guelders, Duke of, letters of, alluded to, i. x.
Guise, Duke of, recaptures Calais for the English, iv. 182 n.
Gunning, Rev. Mr., arrested for observing Christmas-day, ii. 315 n.
Account of, ib. Reproved by the Protector, ib.
-, — Bishop, alluded to, iv. 261 n.
Gustavus Adolphus, King of Sweden, notice of his death, ii. 76 n.
Guthry, Bishop, curious anecdote related by, iii. 90, 91 n.
Gyles, Mr., debate on his election for Worcester, iii. 20.
Hackney-coaches, first introduction of, into England, i. 297. Motion to confirm an ordinance for, ii. 81.
Hakewill, W. his account of the origin and progress of the English peerage, ii. 446, 447 n.
Hale, Sir Matthew, his weak conduct in a case of supposed witchcraft, i. 26. Allusion to, iii. 142.
Hales, Sir Edward, robbery committed in the house of, ii. 264.
Hall, Andrew, debate upon the petition of, for a brief, i. 201.
-, —Bishop, his "Hard Measure" alluded to, ii. 328 n.
Hamilton faction, in Scotland, allusions to, ii. 307,308.
Hampden, Wm., honourable testimony to the character of, ii. 467 n. His opinion of Cromwell, 501 n. Notice of, ib. Character of, 502 n. biographical notice of, iii. 277 n. carries up to the Other House the accusation of Bishop Wren for setting up idolatry, iv. 266, 267 n.
Hampton Court, allusion to, i. xi.
Hane, Joachim, Bill for naturalizing him, passed, ii. 60, 61.
Hanover, Elector of, (afterwards George I.) his sister the Queen of
Prussia's dying request to, ii. 357 n. His encouragement of learned
-, —, House of, remarks on the cruelty shown by the two first Kings of the, towards State-criminals, ii. 474 n.
Hanslop, co. Bucks, petition of the tenants of the manor of, debate on, i. 197, 198.
Harcpurt, Sir Simon, allusion to, ii. 65.
Harris, Dr. observations on Richard Cromwell by, iv. 485 n.
Harrison, Major-general, letter directing him to be arrested, iii. 494 n. Arrested, i. xxxviii. Imprisoned, cxxxvi. Account of his trial and execution, iv. 121 n. Exemplary character of, 432 n.
Haslemere, co. Surrey, discussion relative to an election for, iii. 125.
Haslerigg, Sir Arthur, account of his coming to the House of Commons, and taking the oath, ii. 346, 347 and n. Church lands in Durham purchased by, 428 n. Accused of fraudulently procuring the sequestration of an estate, iii. 505 n.
Hatfield Chase, petition of inhabitants presented, i. 200.
Hatton, Mr. petition of, to be allowed to divide his house in Holborn
into tenements, read, ii. 182. Descended from Sir Christopher Hatton,
ib. n. Bill passed, 283.
-, —, Dame Mary, case of, brought before Parliament, iv. 403. Report of the Committee, 403, 404 n.
Heath, James, biographical account of, iii. 56, 57 n.
Hele, Elize, charitable benefactions left by, to parishes in Devonshire, ii. 189 n. Debate upon the will, 183–189.
Hemmings, Mr., Committee appointed to consider the charges brought against, i. cxxx.
Henchman, Dr. remark on his attachment to the royal cause, iv. 425 n. Rewarded by Charles II., ib. Alluded to, 450 n.
Henrietta Maria, Queen of Charles I., anecdote of, iii. 93.n.
Henry II., King, the first expedition against Ireland undertaken by,
iv. 237 n. Title of King of Ireland confirmed to him, ib. n. Anecdote
of, 357 n.
-, — V. King, by an Act of, the power of making laws decreed to be in the people, ii. 48. Character of him, iii. 466, 467 n. Curious illustration of his right to the crown of France, 469.
-, — VIII. King, account of his controversy with Luther, iii. 486 n. Cause of his disgracing Cromwell, 521 n. His persecutions for religion, 522 n. Title of Fidei Defensor conferred on him, ib. Act of, regulating the order of succession to the crown of England, 584 n., 585. Character of, by Sir Walter Raleigh, 585 n.
-, —, Prince, account of the ceremonial of his investiture as Prince of Wales, ii. 454, 455 n. Observations on his death, ib.
Herbert, John, petition of, to Parliament, iv. 20 n. 112 n.
-, —, Lady, her opinion of Charles II., iv. 425 n.
Hereford, necessity for garrisoning the castle, i. xcii. Motion for choosing a member for, ii. 442.
Heretics, notice of the Act of Parliament for the burning of, ii. 118 n.
Herne, —, (elected fellow of All Souls, Oxford) petition of the University in relation to, i. 353, 354.
Herport, Rev. Mr. his remarks on oaths, ii. 277 n.
Heveningham, Sir John, imprisoned for refusing loan-money, iii. 496.
Hewet, Dr. notice of, ii. 473. His trial and death, ib. His intrepid conduct, ib.
-, —, Lady, petition of, alluded to, iv. 80, 81. 119.
Hewson, Colonel, ordinance for payment of the arrears due to, ii. 60. Biographical notice of, iii. 535 n.
Heylin, Dr. remarks by, on the dissolution of the Parliament by King Charles I. iii. 55 n.
High Commission Court, abolition of, ii. 53 n.
Highways, Bill for amending, debate upon, ii. 294. 344. Proceedings of the Committee upon, 345.
Hill, Baron, notice of, ii. 340 n.
-, —, Mr., errors pointed out in the Bible printed by, i. 348.
Hill, Mr., alluded to, iii. 256.
Hillary, Anthony, charges brought by, against Mr. Burton, in the House of Commons, i. clxxxii. clxxxiii. Committed, clxxxiv.
Hobart, Mr., refuses to subscribe the Protector's Recognition, i. xxxvi.
Hobbes, his "Leviathan" presented to Parliament as atheistical, i. 349. His account of the reception of his work, 349 n.
Holland, remarks on the toleration allowed in matters of religion in, i. 100 n.
Holland, Joseph, petition against, referred to a Committee, i. 201.
Honeywood, Sir Thomas, notice of, i. clxxxii.
Horn, Andrew, his Mirroir de Justices referred to, iv. 323. Remarks on that work, ib. n.
Hornchurch and Havering, Essex, amendments to the Bill for dividing, reported, ii. 337.
Horsley, Bishop, his opinion of the court which tried King Charles I., iii. 222. Remarks on a sermon by, on the anniversary of the death of Charles I., 422, 423 n.
Houston, Humphrey, (Quaker,) account of a meeting at Waterford, to take leave of, ii. 113 n.
Howard, Lady Catherine, (afterwards Queen of Henry VIII.,) the death
of Cromwell said to have been caused by her, iii. 521, 522 n.
-, — Mr. Philip, discussion relative to his return to Parliament, iii. 33.
-, — Mr. Charles, (afterwards Earl of Carlisle,) remarks on, iii. 355 n.
-, — Mr., his boast of the number of members sent by him to Parliament, iv. 301 n. Case examined by the House, 369, 370. Accused of keeping his brother out of his estate, 369.
Howe, Rev. Mr., defence of Richard Cromwell by, iv. 485 n.
Hudibras, Bishop Burnet's opinion of, ii. 417 n.
Huntingdon, Bill for uniting the churches of, ordered to be read a second time, ii. 336. 372.
Huntingdon, Earl of, proceedings on the Bill for the sale of his estate, i. 11. 37, 38.
Hunton, Rev. Philip, account of, ii. 532 n.
Hutchinson, Colonel, his Memoirs alluded to, iv. 274 n.
-, — Mrs., character of Richard Cromwell by, iv. 486 n. Remarks on the conduct of General Monck to the Regicides, iv. 437, 438 n.
Jamaica, capture of, i. cxxxvii., iii. 102, 103 n. Description of, i. cxxxvii. n.
James's, St. account of a robbery committed in the library of the palace at, iv. 452 n.
James I., King, observation on a saying of, ii. 423, 424 n.
-, — II., King, remark by, on the Lords who deserted him, iii. 295 n.
-, — IV. of Scotland, message by the Earl of Surrey to, previous to the battle of Flodden, ii. 449 n.
James, John, attack on a member of Parliament by, how punished, i. 157.
Jansenists, persecution of the, by Pope Alexander VII. ii. 358 n.
Jenkin, William, account of, i. 359 n.
Jenkins, Mr. David, liberated by order, of Parliament, i. 350. Account of, 350 n.
Jephson, Major-general, remarks on his character, ii. 140 n. Anecdote. of, 141 n.
Jenny, Robert, unsuccessful in the election for Castle Rising, iii. 51.
Jermyn, Lady, her title of the office of Chief Register noticed; iii. 595. iv. 244.
Jesuits, The, expelled from France, i. 239 and n.
Jews, account of the Conference for admitting them to the full rights of citizenship, in 1655, i. cxlii. cxliii. n.; ii. 309 n. Cromwell well-disposed towards, ii. 471. Account of the banishment of from England, iii. 479 n.
Indemnity, Bill of, motion to renew the Committee for, ii. 253. Allusion to, 255. Reported, 257, 258. Passed, 283.
Inns of Court, Parliament recommend the reformation of, ii. 313. Readers of, first appointed, ib. n.
Inquisition, account of the imprisonment of Thomas Maynard by, i. cxxxix. n. Cromwell compels the King of Portugal to release him, cxl. First establishment of, ii. 53 n. Horrors of the, 149.
Insanity, instances of ignorance in the treatment of, i. 73; ii. 113 n.
John, King, his reception of the nobility of Ireland, iv. 238 n.
John, St., Sir Walter, allusion to, iii. 68.
-, — Lord, petition of, relative to his estates, iv. 390.
Johnson, Dr., allusion to, iv. 351 n.
Jones, Mr. Edmund, his delinquency, debate on, iii. 233–241.
-, — Colonel John, grant of land in Ireland to, passed, ii. 304.
-, — Captain Philip, notice of, i. 331.
-, — Colonel Theophilus, Bill for settling lands in Ireland on, i. 299.
Ipswich, motion relative to the maintenance of a minister at; ii. 331.
Ireland, number of the inhabitants transported, i. iv. n. Desolate state of, ib. n. remarks on, iii. 229, 230 n. Account of the expedition under Henry II. to, 237 n., 238 n. Debate relative to the estates of Lords Glanbois and Ardes in, (sequestrated by Parliament,) i. 2–5. Proceedings upon the Bill for uniting with England, 352, 353. Comparison of the population and power of the Protestants and Papists in, 390, 391 n. Report of Committee relative to several donatives in, ii. 65– 67. 95. Bill for settling lands in, on Mr. Charles Lloyd, of London, committed, ii. 95. Motion for reading Bill for settling lands in, on Captain Blackwell, 102. Debate upon the Bill for settling lands on the inhabitants of Gloucester city, 107–111. Passed, ib, Bill for settling lands in, on Captain Arthur, read, 123. Committed, 124 Lands in, granted to the widow and children of the Rev. Mr. Moorcock, 157, 158. 304. And also to Colonel Jones, ib. Bill for the Adventurers in, and for the officers in debate upon, 157, 158. 179. 196. Passed, 196, Bill for the assessment on, debated, 162, 163. Read a second time, 166. Referred to a Committee, 167. Amendments to, 200, 201. Debate respecting the proportion on England, Scotland, and, 207–214. Desolate condition of parts of, 210 n. Not populous according to the extent of territory, 1691, 211 n. Petition to reduce the assessments, 224–226. Debate upon, 245, 246. Agreed to, 247. Land in, granted to Lieutenant-general Fleetwood, 200. Declined by him, 224. Debate on the Petition and Advice relative to, 248, 249. Counties of, set apart for remunerating the officers and soldiers, 238, iv. 246. Bill of Attainder of the rebels of, ordered to be read, ii. 303. Passed, 305, 306. Notice of the Rebellion of, in 1641, iii. 347 n. Dr. Petty's mode of measuring the forfeited estates in, iv. 471, 472 n.
Ireton, General, Lord Deputy, instance of his disinterestedness, ii. 397 n. His death, ib. Eulogium on, ib.
Judges, conduct of alluded to, i. lviii. Their salary settled, i. 19. Discussion of the Ordinance relative to their salaries, ii. 60. Parliament directs them to attend, (members of the House,) 8. 65. Request a declaration of Parliament on the death of Charles I., 431 n. Instances of tyranny of, on the trial of Colonel Lilburn, iii. 504 n. Remarks on, 506 n.
Juries, method adopted with respect to, till the verdict is found, i. 52 n.
Juvenal, remark of, iv. 200.
Kent, the Holy Maid of, allusion to, i. 68.
Kentish-men, William the Conqueror compelled to grant the liberties of, i. 210 n.
Keppel, Lord, his remark, justifying the execution of Charles I., iii. 423 n.
Killing no Murder," character of that pamphlet, ii. 312 n. Quoted, 487–490 n. Alluded to, iii. 129.
King, William, breach of privilege committed by, iii. 77–80. Imprisoned, 81. Released, 85.
Kings, Aristotle's distinction between that appellation and tyrants, i. 399 and n.
Kings of England, observations on the negative voice possessed by, ii. 451, 452, 453 n. Their manner of giving or refusing assent to Bills, ib.
Kingswood, Forest of, discussion relative to the sale of, ii. 78, 79 n.
Kippis, Dr., Remark of, iv. 286, 287 n. Observation on his additions to Dr. Campbell's Biographia Britannica, 380 n.
Knightly, Mr., stopped by the soldiery on leaving the House of Commons, iv. 75.
Knox, Dr., the aristocracy described by, iii. 362–364 n.